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Gong

Object Number:AF5086A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Culture Area: West Africa
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Height: 32.4 cm
Outside Diameter:14 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1920
Other Number:92 - Dealer's Number

Description

Gongs linked with chain. Tooling of surface almost entirely worn off.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin\'s Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Herbert, Eugenia W. 1984. Red Gold Copper Arts of Africa.. Mount Holyoke College Art Museum. pg. 54 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 55View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2016. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre.. pg. 252 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 107View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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